Milton Keynes Formulary
Milton Keynes University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Milton Keynes Clinical Commissioning Group
Milton Keynes Community Health Services

 
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7 Obstetrics, Gynaecology, and urinary-tract disorders
07-01-03 Myometrial relaxants

Terbutaline
Formulary

Off label use in emergency situation


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Salbutamol
Formulary

Solution for IV Infusion 5mg/5ml (48 hours maximum for authorised obstetric indications)


Injection 500micrograms/ml (48 hours maximum for authorised obstetric indications)


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Atosiban
Formulary

Injection 7.5mg/mL (0.9mL vial)
Concentrate for IV infusion 7.5mg/mL (5mL vial)

Notes:
Atosiban is included for use second line if the patient has side effects with
beta2-agonists

For termination of pregnancy, a single dose of mifepristone is followed by
administration of a prostaglandin (gemeprost or misoprostol [unlicensed]).

Guidelines from the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists; The
Care of Women Requesting Induced Abortion (November 2011) include the
following [unlicensed] regimens for inducing medical abortion as detailed in the
BNF:

Link  Trial review (2016): Nifedipine vs atosiban for threatened preterm birth (APOSTEL III)
 

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Nifedipine
Formulary

Nifedipine (unlicensed indication, off-label use)


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Magnesium sulphate
Formulary

Off label use

 

For:

Prevention of seizures in pre-eclampsia
Treatment of seizures and prevention of seizure recurrence on eclampsia


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Ritodrine Yutopar®
Non Formulary

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